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Lot #19: Arthur Ashe's Award Plaque Presented to Him by the Forest City Tennis Club in 1966 -- For ''Being A Great Guy & A Great Tennis Player''


Arthur Ashe's Forest City Tennis Club Award from 1966. Plaque reads in full: ''To / ARTHUR ASHE, JR. / From / Forest City Tennis Club / For Being / A Great Guy & / A Great Tennis Player / Aug. 1966''. Indeed, Ashe's grand achievements in tennis were paralleled only by his humanitarian efforts, which included civil rights activism on a global scale. Measures 9'' x 12''. Scattered scratching to engraved plate and bumping to wooden corners, else near fine. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$624
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:6